Mr Teke was elected as Board Chairman on 01 July 2016 after serving as a non-executive director for three years.
Mike is the executive chairman and controlling shareholder of Masimong Group, a diversified investment company. Mike is also the founding and controlling shareholder of Dedicoal, a service-based mining and beneficiation vehicle, active in the South African mining sector. He is also one of the founding members and former CEO of Optimum Coal Holdings, a company that delisted on the JSE after it was acquired by Glencore in 2012. He remained as chairman of Optimum Coal until 2015. He previously served in various HR roles at Unilever, Bayer, BHP Billiton and Impala Platinum. Mike is also the chairman of the Richards Bay Coal Terminal. He was appointed as vice president of the Chamber of Mines of South Africa in 2011 and in 2013 he was appointed president of the Chamber of Mines. He further serves as non-executive chairman of Anchor Group and Tellumat. He also acts as the deputy chairman at the University of Johannesburg.